Ms. Wajeeha Raoof is the Director of Cornerstone School and Roots and Wings Autism Centre. She is a founding member of the University of Lahore and a member of the Board of Trustees and Governors. She is also the pro-rector social sciences at the University of Lahore.
Ms. Wajeeha completed her MBA in Human Resource Management from University of British Columbia and has been involved in higher education since 1997. She has also delivered Cancer Prevention and Education programmes in Canada.
Ms. Hajra Jahangir is the Principal of Cornerstone School. She has over 25 years of experience as an educationist and has worked with some of the most renowned schools in the country. Ms. Hajra has completed training in instructional leadership and management from the University of Massachusetts, USA. She also specialises in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.
In addition to being the Principal at Cornerstone, Ms. Hajra also oversees the administration of the Roots and Wings Autism Centre and has attended Clinical Applied Behavioural Analysis Training and TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication related handicapped Children) programmes.
Ms. Saadia Anwar is the Vice Principal of Cornerstone School. She has over 17 years of teaching and administration experience. Ms. Saadia has extensive experience in teaching Pre-O Levels and O Levels classes.
She has worked with the International officers and Directors of Edexcel (Pearson) and attended several workshops on new curriculum development and subjects. Ms. Saadia regulates academic & administrative activities at Cornerstone including newsletters to parents, staff meetings and parent teacher conferences etc.
Ms. Azeema is the elementary school coordinator at Cornerstone. She started her career as an educator in Karachi where she teamed up with a state-of-the-art kids’ development centre.
She also completed a Masters Degree in Information Technology. Later, she moved to Lahore where she worked with some renowned schools as a senior educator before joining Cornerstone. Ms. Azeema is currently working towards different short courses in School Leadership from reputed organisations and is responsible for overseeing grades 1-5 at Cornerstone.
With over 6 years of experience in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis and Special Education, Ms. Aisha has dedicated herself to the rehabilitation and advocacy of the children with special needs and their families in Pakistan.
She is an internationally certified behaviour technician by Centre of Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) - USA. In 2015, her research questionnaire "The Autism Spectrum Quotient - Adult, Urdu Version" got published at Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, UK.
She is also a certified international provider of "The Listening Program (TLP)" a therapeutic listening program offered by Advanced Brain Technologies, USA. She is also currently pursuing certification as a Behaviour Analyst from the Florida Institute of Technology, USA.
At Cornerstone and RWAC, she designs, manages and oversees the educational and behavioural plans of SEN students. She also provides leadership and professional development training to the SEN staff.
Rabia Waqar Khan is a Consultant Clinical Counselor at Cornerstone School. She helps each student work to their maximum potential and also assists parents and teachers in achieving this goal. At school she provides individual therapy, brief solution focused therapy and group therapy as she strongly believes that collaborative effort between the counselor, student, parents/guardians, administration, and teachers is necessary for student success and happiness. Rabia Waqar Khan is a Clinical Psychologist and a Graduate Member of British Psychological Society. She did her MS in Clinical and Counseling Psychology and graduated with a distinction from Beaconhouse National University. She has over four years of work experience of working both as an academician and a consultant counselor.
Aqdus Aslam is a graduate from Lahore University of Management Sciences and has an M Phil in Educational Leadership & Management from Beaconhouse National University. She was a participant in US State Department Instructional Leadership for Pakistani Educators Program 2015 and received training at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US. Aqdus has been a secondary school teacher and student counsellor for the last decade and has trained teachers in teaching methodologies and curriculum design. She has designed & implemented various curricula for student (advisory and career) counselling.
Aqdus Aslam is the Student Counselor. She advises students about career choices and road mapping. She designs and administers appropriate programs and support systems to assist students with academic and career planning. She prepares the students for various admission tests including SAT and works extensively on developing resources to help students be better equipped for such tests.
Ms. Hafsa Fiaz is a certified Speech Language Pathologist who has extensive experience working in private practice, in schools and in hospital settings. She received her BS Honors degree in Speech and Language Pathology with distinction from University of Health Sciences, Pakistan and then she pursued her career in MS Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences from the University of Lahore. During her undergraduate and graduate studies, she has had multiple opportunities to work with both the pediatric and geriatric population, with a variety of communication disorders. She is member of ASHA and holds the collaboration with Interpreters Certificate from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Trauma Course Certification from King Edward Medical University and has attended various workshops such as SCERTS Model, Makaton Sign Language and TEACCH Program. She has also presented her research work in various national and international conferences that includes oral presentations in the 12th Annual Symposium of Children Hospital (CH&ICH), Lahore, and in the 3rd International Rehabilitation Sciences Conference, Islamabad. In August 2017, her research work was published in the 'International Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences'. Her role at Cornerstone School as a Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist includes direct one to one therapy, group therapy, family support, advocacy and collaboration with other professionals (teachers, psychologist occupational therapists) because she strongly believes that communication between school staff and parents is the key to developing student skills.
Aneela Shahid is Academic Coordinator for Grade 4 to 7 at Cornerstone School. After having done her Bachelors in Arts (Psychology, Mathematics and Statistics from University of Karachi, She went to London to bag certificates from Pitman Examinations Institute including GCSE in English Language. From there on, she started her career in multinational companies including Singapore Airlines, Monsanto, Pepsi-Cola and Metro Cash and Carry that lasted for 15 years . She was sent to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand to attend different events/workshops which included self-grooming and positive imaging workshop too. Switching to education sector became her passion shortly afterwards, which resulted in gaining an experience of 8 years.
Ms.Nuzhat Fatima is the academic coordinator of Cornerstone High School. Her working life of 14 years has been a transition from banking to academics on account of her starting her career from stock exchange to standard chartered and then teaching in LGS, Froebels international school and then Cornerstone school, which covers both of her administrative and academics fields. She has done masters in Business Administration and has attended numerous Edexcel certified workshops. She has also performed volunteer work in TCF as an educationist and in OPEP as Teacher trainer.
We believe that schooling is the most significant phase in a child’s development because personality formation process of a child starts when he begins school.
We at Cornerstone realize the importance of this stage and emphasize the most appropriate and accurate type of knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be inculcated at elementary level program.
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